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Dictionary of Astrological and Astronomical Terms

Compiled by Julene Packer-Louis, Evan Bortnick, and Jackie Goldstein

Copyright 2000-2019 OCA, Inc. All rights reserved. No portion of the dictionary may be reproduced in any form without written permission.

 

Long Ascension

The signs of long ascension are 00 Cancer through 29 Sagittarius. When these signs are rising, the obliquity of the Ecliptic, caused by the Earth's tilt on her axis, are rising closer to the Horizon. They are coming above the Horizon in a slanted sideways position, and therefore are slower to rise. They take a longer time to get fully above the Horizon.

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